More books have been written about Abraham Lincoln than about any other president in United States history. And now, story archeologist Joe Wheeler has gathered the most beloved, the most moving stories about Lincoln ever written. In this treasure you will discover who Lincoln really was through stories that bring to life the powerful principles upon which America was founded.
This second edition has been updated with an eye to highlighting the character and leadership of Lincoln—qualities that are much needed in a divided country. A rare and beautiful heirloom collection, this book reveals the servant heart of President Lincoln, his dedication to the people who served him, and his homespun humor and wisdom. These are the stories that build character and inspire conviction in those who read and hear them. Gathered for the very purpose of being passed from generation to generation, these delightful stories will charm and inspire adults and children alike.
Collected over a lifetime from old magazines and publications—most published between the 1880s and the 1950s—these stories tell of the personal life of Lincoln, his tumultuous years during the Civil War, and the impact he had on the people who met him.